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Kouzes and Posner posit that an effective leader models the way for his or her staff, inspires the staff to pursue a common vision, and challenges organizational processes. Moreover, they argue that an effective leader enables and inspires staff to work towards realization of organizational goals. Sheikh Zayed helped the United Arab Emirates achieve significant economic growth during his reign as the leader of the Eastern region of Abu Dhabi and the president. He led by setting examples and encouraging his people to participate in projects that promote economic development. Besides, he made sure that people gain adequate skills to help them assume leadership positions in the country. Accordingly, Sheikh Zayed was a successful leader.

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